In Natural Numbers: An Arkansas Number Book readers can step back in time and see ancient cave paintings from the last Ice Age, count the thrills as they ride the rapids of White River, or add up the many ways that milk (the state drink) does a body good. Educator Michael Shoulders uses number poems and explanatory text to continue his celebration of all things "natural." Artwork from wildlife painter Rick Anderson showcases the natural beauty of state landmarks, symbols, and traditions. From number one's Pivot Rock all the way to one hundred apple blossoms, Natural Numbers shows that the great state of Arkansas has countless treasures for all to enjoy.Educator and literacy advocate Dr. Michael Shoulders has written several books for Sleeping Bear Press including the companion title, N is for Natural State: An Arkansas Alphabet and the recently released Say Daddy! When not traveling to schools and conferences, Mike lives in Clarksville, Tennessee.Natural Numbers is artist Rick Anderson's fourth book with Sleeping Bear Press. His work has been included in such prestigious juried shows as the Southern Watercolor Society and the Maryland National Waterfowl Exhibition. Rick lives in Clinton, Mississippi, and enjoys sharing his artwork with schoolchildren around the country.